Volunteer Opportunities

The Augsburg experience is supported by an engaged community that is committed to intentional diversity in its life and work. As alum, family, and friends of the College, we understand the importance of supporting the community and being an involved citizen. Volunteering is a great way to stay connected and help us make good on our promise to be a student-centered, urban university that is small to our students and big to the world. For more information, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 612-330-1329 or by email at volunteer@augsburg.edu.

A-Club

The A-Club is an organization of former and current Augsburg College athletes and friends of the college committed to providing student-athletes with the opportunity to have a quality athletic experience by supporting Auggie athletic teams, the athletic department, and the mission of the college.

Members have the opportunity through the A-Club to continue a personal involvement in Augsburg athletics through participation in social and athletic events, the gift of time, and through their generous financial support.

ABC (Augsburg Builds Connections) Mentoring Program

The Augsburg Builds Connections mentoring program is designed to enable alumni and parent professionals to provide information, encouragement, and support to students. This flexible volunteer program allows mentors to connect with students via email, phone, or face-to-face meetings and assist them in navigating their career path and achieving their professional goals.

AWE (Augsburg Women Engaged)— Connecting, Learning, Giving

Augsburg Women Engaged (AWE) is a catalyst for tapping the potential for women to connect, learn, and give. We believe all women have knowledge, experience, and resources to share. Therefore, alumnae are invited to make meaningful connections with and for Augsburg’s AWEsome women by participating with an AWE Action Team. We welcome participation in whatever way best suits your interests, circumstances, and availability.

Auggie in Residence

The Auggie in Residence program is a wonderful way for alumni and friends of the college to share their professional expertise and vocation through skills-based volunteerism. This flexible program provides the community an opportunity to connect with current students, faculty, and staff in a variety of settings from speaking to a class to having lunch with a student organization.  If your business or corporation would like to get involved with an Augsburg classroom or campus project, please contact Amanda Scherer of our Corporate Relations team at scherera@augsburg.edu.

Alumni Board

The Alumni Board is the governing body of the Alumni Association. Together with the Office of Alumni and Constituent Relations, it provides resources and opportunities to engage alumni with the College and each other through consistent communication, inclusive programming, and intentional relationship building.

Augsburg Associates

The Augsburg College Associates is a service auxiliary of volunteers whose mission includes fundraising for special projects and scholarships in support of the College. The Associates commitment to the College is evident in their ongoing support through fundraising events including estate sales, Velkommen Jul, and the Scandinavian boutique. The funds raised throughout the year supports special projects and scholarships. Spring 2014 newsletter.

Augsburg Start

Augsburg Start is a mentor outreach program focused on pairing new students in the weekend and evening program with an alumni mentor who will support them in their first term. Once paired with a new student, you will be asked to connect with them and be available as a resource for help and support. Augsburg Start is restricted to current students and alumni from the weekend and evening program.

Campus Kitchen

The Campus Kitchen at Augsburg College works to make healthy food accessible to all in and around the Cedar Riverside Neighborhood to provide for basic needs, service learning, leadership development, and genuine engagement between the college and the community. We have four components that all work to make learning happen though connections with food and the community: Food to Share. Food to Grow. Food to Buy. Food to Know. Volunteers are needed over the lunch hour and during early evenings to help prepare, deliver, and serve healthy meals. Please contact us if you would like to become involved with Campus Kitchens at Augsburg College, volunteer@augsburg.edu.

College Liaison

Augsburg College Liaisons are alumni, parents, and friends of the college from across the country and around the world. College Liaisons serve as an extension and voice for Augsburg when making connections with prospective students at college fairs. Dozens of fairs are held each year in high schools, churches, hotels, and conference centers. These events provide a great opportunity for youth and parents to survey the college scene and focus in on institutions that seem to provide the best fit for the prospective student – College Liaisons share the Augsburg experience.

Institutional Advancement Assistant

The assistant position is a unique opportunity to work with the staff of Institutional Advancement and help support and build relationships with our alumni, parents and friends of Augsburg.

MAL Alumni Board (Master of Arts in Leadership)

This group engages current students and MAL alumni in the further advancement of the Center for Leadership Studies at Augsburg College.

MBA Alumni Network (Master of Business Administration)

The MBA network serves to support the work of the program and keep MBA alumni connected to one another and to the College.

Parent and Family Council

This committee includes parents and family members of current Augsburg students. The Parent and Family Council will help you stay up-to-date with campus events and feel more closely connected with your student and the College.

Scholastic Connections

Scholastic Connections is a scholarship and mentorship program for high-achieving undergraduate students of color at Augsburg College designed to assist students succeed in completing their undergraduate degree and prepare them to be engaged, successful citizens of the world on graduation by facilitating career development and planning.

StepUp Gala and Advisory Board

The StepUP Program is an Augsburg College program for men and women in recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs who are pursuing a college education. The advisory board increases philanthropic support for, and visibility of, the StepUP Program’s endowment.

Young Alumni Council

This volunteer council is comprised of alumni who have graduated within the previous 10 years. The Young Alumni Council mission is to provide dynamic and engaging social and educational opportunities for their peers. Members also serve as an advisory council to the Office of Alumni and Constituent Relations.

Minnesota Urban Debate League

The Mission of MNUDL is to empower students through competitive academic debate to become engaged learners, critical thinkers, and active citizens who are effective advocates for themselves and their communities. As a Greeter, Judge, Lounge Staffer, Assistant Coach, Team Volunteer, or Ballot Runner, you’ll help to diversify the pipeline of future leaders in business, law and the community, and meet other leaders in the field who are committed to their community! If you are interested in volunteering please contact: Mai Yer Vang, Community Outreach Coordinator at vangmy@augsburg.edu, or 612-330-1730.